Nov 14, 2012 5:00am PST
-virus software pioneer john mcafee says he's drasticallyly altered his appearance while on the -- run in belize wanted as a person of interest for the murder of his neighbor. mcafee took off sunday when police found the neighbor dead. the neighbor complained to the town council about mcafee's dogs, last week four of the dogs were killed. >>> this morning president obama will hold his first news conference in months. his agenda is likely to be overshadowed by the sex scandal involving david petraeus and a top general. >> reporter: the white house has already said president obama stands behind general allen and still has faith in him. allen's e-mails with jill kelley are being investigated by the fbi this morning we expect to hear more in the president's own words. general petraeus' fair with paula broadwell could be the bigger issue this is her, first time we've seen her since the scandal broke. this morning the fbi and cia are expected to brief members of the house on what they know about the affair. lawmakers want to know if national security was ever threatened. petraeus' sud
Nov 10, 2012 5:00am PST
americans to pay more. republican response from house speaker john boehner said proposed tax hikes on small business owners would cost america hundreds of jobs. >> can't just cut our way to pros peerty. if we are serious,we have to combine cuts with revenue and that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay a little more in taxes. >> here's the problem with that. raising those rates on january 1st would, according to the independent firm earns and young, destroy 700,000 american jobs. that's because many of those hit by the tax increase are small business owners. >>> the white house said the president would veto any bill from congress from extends tax cuts for families making $250,000 or more. boehner said he won't consider raising taxes but he would consider eliminating tax loopholes. >>> a hercules city council member faces possible censure on advertise on an abc news indication of unethical and abuse of power. she's in hot water for silencing a resident over blog posts that she believed was critical of her. council will continue a draft resolution accruing devara of interfering
Nov 13, 2012 5:00am PST
top american commander in afghanistan general john allen, is under investigation for sending allegedly improper e-mails to jill kelley the florida woman who triggered the investigation that forced petraeus to resign. pentagon is reviewing between 20 and 30,000 documents involved, allen denies any wrongdoing and remains in his current position. late monday, agents spent five hours at the home of petraeus' former mistress, paula broadwell leaving this morning with several boxes after the fbi told abc news they discovered thousands of e-mails between broadwell and petraeus, detailing the affair. the affair came to light over the summer as part of an fbi investigation that began after jill kelley received threatening e-mails she believed were from broadwell. officials say well had classified material on her computer which is illegal, the fbi does not believe any of it came from petraeus, no charges have been filed against her. controversy over how the investigation was conned has engulfed washington. conduct -- congress wants to know why the fbi and the attorney general waited un
Nov 8, 2012 5:00am PST
the white house last night that includes house speaker ran john boehner. he says his party is willing to consider tax increases only under the right circumstances which include fewer tax loopholes and simpler, fairer tax code. right now all sides are laying out opening arguments for negotiations that are to come. they need to avoid severe and automatic government spending cuts and tax hikes that will take place january 1st. those cuts and hikes total 800 billion dollars. in the bay area there's hope president obama's reelection will bring amick boost especially in the silicon valley. with health care behind him the tech industry feels the president can turn his attention to jobs, housing and clean technology. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>>s did are trying to determine how badly hurt an 11-month-old fremont baby was when she fell from a third story window yesterday. firefighters say the baby landed in bushes outside her home in the 800 block of walnut avenue yesterday afternoon the baby was unconscious when she was airlifted to the hospital but breathing and crying on arrival.